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Re: seedling mulch NOW grits

Well, Bonnie, I will confess that one of my favorite items my Mom
used to make was pickled tongue.  I was the only one who really liked
it; have not had it for many years as Mom is now 86 and it's a lot of
work...also used to like pickled pig's feet - bought in a jar. 
They're still for sale but I can't justify the calories - both items
eaten on saltine crackers:-)

Personally, I can't see the difference between tongue and any other
beef cut (well, excepting filet Mignon)....now, the scrapple under
discussion is another matter - my DH likes it - I think YUCK!  Pig's
feet is also another story for most people, I suppose.

But most everyone likes sausage (I'm not keen on most of it) and that
always contained all the left over bits - it was invented by some
thrifty cook so long ago I am sure nobody really knows when...and
sausage was originally packed in cleaned out intestines; think some
still is; I really don't want to know what's in the modern
equivalent, probably "edible" plastic of some sort....sausage
including hot dogs which are derived from, I believe, a German type

One of my fond memories from visiting Germany when we lived in Europe
when I was a kid was this incredible narrow frankfurter type sausage
sold by vendors from carts on street corners - served on slices of a
crunchy sort of French bread with hot mustard; never had it
since...fantastic.  Hot dogs compared are sort of like processed
cheese compared to a fine Brie.

Marge Talt, zone 7 Maryland
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> From: Bonnie & Bill Morgan <wmorgan972@ameritech.net>
> Mother frequently cooked tongue.  I didn't know what it was until I
was a
> teen and was with her when she bought the cows tongue.  All those
years as a
> kid, I thought it was just a really tasty lunch meat.  Mom usually
cooked it
> when no one was around, aired out the kitchen before anyone came
back in and
> quick chilled the tongue in the fridge, slicing it very thin before
I got
> back home from school.  It tastes good until you know what you are
> :>0

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